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How to apply

    To enrol in a Queensland Law Society Specialist Accreditation program:

    Your application must include:

    • Three completed Referee Report forms (or an indication that your referees will submit these reference forms directly to QLS). 
    The Application form and Referee Report form will be available prior to applications opening on 28 February 2020. For more information on 2020 applications, please contact the Specialist Accreditation team on spec@qls.com.au or 07 3842 5952.

    Key dates

    Applications open  Friday 28 February 2020
    Applications close

    Monday 30 March 2020

    Information Evening  Monday 24 February 2020
    Assessment Briefing Evening Monday 27 April 2020
    Assessment Weekend
    (Written and oral assessment)
    Dates to be confirmed
    Results released
    End of October 2020


    Application fees

    Application fee

    $154.00
    This is a non-refundable processing fee. Applications will not be considered until payment of this fee is made.

    Course fee

    $1,035.00
    Successful applicants will be issued with an invoice for the course fee. This fee covers the assessment process. Admission into the program will not be confirmed until this fee has been paid.

    Accreditation fee

    $433.40
    This fee is payable once you have successfully completed the assessment process.
    A re-accreditation fee is payable each year at the time of renewing your practising certificate and QLS membership.

    All fees above are inclusive of GST and are tax deductible.